Lake Pleasant is a popular place for all types of water recreation. Including: Fishing, Boating, Water Skiing, Jet Ski’s, and more. Located just outside of phoenix in the North West Valley.

One of the most scenic water recreation areas in the “Valley of the Sun,” this northwest Valley park is a recreationalists dream. The park offers many activities, such as camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. At the Lake Pleasant Visitor Center, guests learn about the history of the area and desert wildlife. Step out onto the balcony surrounding the Visitor Center to get a beautiful view of Lake Pleasant and an up-close look at Waddell Dam. The breathtaking views offer visitors a great place to relax, whether it is from a boat or shoreline picnic site.

Pleasant Harbor Marina is a full-service marina, located 35 miles northwest of downtown Phoenix. We are open to and welcome the public.